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Climate Change

As home insurers pull out of climate-threatened regions around the United States, Why It Matters examines the emerging risks for homeowners, and the U.S. economy.

Climate Change

Accelerating risks and damage from climate change are spurring private insurers in the United States to limit coverage in a growing number of areas, thus imposing mounting stress on local communities and straining the country’s overall economic health.

Climate Change

Ukraine

Ukraine

If Western allies fail to send Ukraine the weapons it needs, the odds of the war dragging on increase, posing a terrible cost to Ukraine, Russia, and the wider world.

Human Rights

Ukraine

Six graphics illustrate the extraordinary level of support the United States has provided Ukraine in its war against Russian invaders.
India

India

Canada’s stunning allegations of an India-directed plot to kill Sikh separatist Hardeep Singh Nijjar has stirred frictions between two major democracies and raised questions about India’s global actions to protect its interests.   

India

External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar of India discusses India-U.S. relations, India’s G-20 presidency, and diplomacy in the current era of rapid technological evolution.

 

Immigration and Migration

United States

Temporary protected status has long been used as a humanitarian solution for migrants who are unable to return home safely, but efforts to give them a path to citizenship have reignited the debate around the U.S. immigration policy.  

Immigration and Migration

The Western Hemisphere needs regional solutions to make the most of the migration wave it faces.

 

United Nations

Women and Women's Rights

The world’s nations are lagging woefully behind in meeting targets for achieving gender equality by 2030, but a new round of initiatives has stirred hope of progress.

 

 

CFR mourns the passing of James F. Hoge Jr., a transformative former editor of Foreign Affairs and CFR member of forty-eight years.

Events

Human Rights

Panelists assess the current state of human rights in the Middle East, along with the impact of U.S foreign policy on human rights, regional partnerships, and geopolitical dynamics.

Robots and Artificial Intelligence

Technology and foreign policy experts discuss the paradoxical nature of artificial intelligence’s extraordinary growth opportunities and its significant potential for disruption and risk, as well as the necessity of establishing new governance mechanisms to both control and harness this potentially defining technology.

China

Ian Johnson discusses his new book, Sparks: China’s Underground Historians and Their Battle for the Future, which describes how some of China’s best-known writers, filmmakers, and artists have overcome crackdowns and censorship to forge a nationwide movement that challenges the Communist Party on its most hallowed ground: its control of history.

Expert Spotlight

Daniel Kurtz-Phelan
Daniel Kurtz-Phelan

Editor, Foreign Affairs; Peter G. Peterson Chair

China U.S. Foreign Policy

Immigration Before Automation

James M. Lindsay
James M. Lindsay

Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair

United States Politics and Government Polls and Public Opinion

Thomas J. Bollyky
Thomas J. Bollyky

Senior Fellow for Global Health, Economics, and Development and Director of the Global Health Program

Health Trade Development

Did Florida Get It Right Against COVID-19?

Ray Takeyh
Ray Takeyh

Hasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow for Middle East Studies

Iran Iran Nuclear Agreement Persian Gulf

Hostages and a Nuclear Illusion

Liana Fix

Stop Trying to “Defeat” Russia and China

Max Boot
Max Boot

Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Senior Fellow for National Security Studies

U.S. Foreign Policy Defense and Security Military History

What Ukraine Needs to Win the War

Stephen Sestanovich
Stephen Sestanovich

George F. Kennan Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies

Russia Europe and Eurasia U.S. Foreign Policy

Richard Haass
Richard Haass

President Emeritus, Council on Foreign Relations

U.S. Foreign Policy International Relations

The New World Disorder

Ebenezer Obadare
Ebenezer Obadare

Douglas Dillon Senior Fellow for Africa Studies

Nigeria Sub-Saharan Africa Religion

Introduction to Symposium on Pastoral Power, Clerical State

Kenneth S. Rogoff

The Age of Inflation

Yanzhong Huang
Yanzhong Huang

Senior Fellow for Global Health

China Health Asia

David P. Fidler
David P. Fidler

Senior Fellow for Global Health and Cybersecurity

International Law Cybersecurity Health

Sebastian Mallaby
Sebastian Mallaby

Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics

Monetary Policy International Finance Globalization

Storm Clouds Loom for China’s Economy

Will Freeman
Will Freeman

Fellow for Latin America Studies

Americas Latin America Democracy

AQ Podcast: Who's Who in Ecuador's Election

Manjari Chatterjee Miller
Manjari Chatterjee Miller

Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia

India Asia China

Michelle Gavin
Michelle Gavin

Ralph Bunche Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies

Botswana South Africa Zimbabwe

Catherine Powell
Catherine Powell

Adjunct Senior Fellow for Women and Foreign Policy

Women and Women's Rights Human Rights Gender

Jennifer Hillman
Jennifer Hillman

Senior Fellow for Trade and International Political Economy

Trade World Trade Organization (WTO) NAFTA

Time to Redefine 'Good' and 'Bad' Subsidies, New CFR Report Says

Ian Johnson
Ian Johnson

Stephen A. Schwarzman Senior Fellow for China Studies

China Civil Society Democracy

Shannon K. O'Neil
Shannon K. O'Neil

Vice President, Deputy Director of Studies, and Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies

Trade Supply Chains Democracy

The Americas Can’t Handle Immigration a la Carte

Esther Brimmer
Esther Brimmer

James H. Binger Senior Fellow in Global Governance

Global Governance International Organizations Space

Inclusive Internationalism

John B. Bellinger III
John B. Bellinger III

Adjunct Senior Fellow for International and National Security Law

International Law Treaties and Agreements Sanctions

Paul B. Stares
Paul B. Stares

General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action

Conflict Prevention Wars and Conflict Defense and Security

Kenneth I. Juster

Reischauer Memorial Lecture: Japan-India Relations: Vital to the Indo-Pacific

Roger W. Ferguson Jr.
Roger W. Ferguson Jr.

Steven A. Tananbaum Distinguished Fellow for International Economics

Monetary Policy Fiscal Policy Regulation and Deregulation

Expert Opinion: Fitch Cuts U.S. Credit Rating

Matthew C. Waxman
Matthew C. Waxman

Adjunct Senior Fellow for Law and Foreign Policy

International Law Cybersecurity U.S. Foreign Policy

José Miguel Vivanco
José Miguel Vivanco

Adjunct Senior Fellow for Human Rights

Human Rights International Law Americas

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